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Preliminary Satellite-derived Flood and Landslide Assessment, eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality, Kwazulu-Natal Province, South Africa (20 Apr 2022)

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SUMMARY OF FINDINGS:

Increased water level, inundated infrastructure & damaged road observed along the Mlazi river as of 14 April 2022;
Inundated SAPREF Oil Refinery as of 14 April 2022;
Increased water level and damaged roadway observed along the Mhlatuzana river as of 14 April 2022;
Inundated area observed along the Umbilo river as of 14 April 2022;
Increased water level and landslide observed along the Palmiet river as of 14 April 2022.
Status: : Increased water level and landslides observed
Further action(s): Continue monitoring

Data sources:

Satellite Image (Post-event): WorldView-3
Imagery Date : 14 April 2022
Resolution : 50 cm
Copyright: © DigitalGlobe, Inc. (2020)
Source: USGS / HDDS
Satellite Image (Pre-event): ESRI Basemap
Ancillary data
Administrative boundaries: OCHA
Populate place: OSM
River data: OSM
Analysis: United Nations Satellite Centre (UNOSAT)
Production: United Nations Satellite Centre (UNOSAT)

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